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Tammar wallaby

Australia·Mammal

Wallabies, wallaroos, and kangaroos all belong to the same family of marsupials and macropods, and they all go by different common names. As a rule, wallabies are smaller than wallaroos and kangaroos. The Tammar wallaby has kidneys that are effecient in excreting excess salt, allowing them to drink sea water.

  • Conservation StatusLeast Concern
  • Life span11-14 years
  • Body sizeless than 18 in.
  • Native habitat Savanna, forests of southwestern Australia
  • DietSucculent plants
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